Articles by: Parliament Street

Women of Influence Podcast with Melanie Eusebe

Women of Influence Podcast with Melanie Eusebe

In this podcast, the first in our Road to Westminster series, Parliament Street talks to Melanie Eusebe, executive producer of WOW – Women of the World festival at the Southbank Centre and founder and chair of the Black British Business Awards, about women in politics and recent news stories.

by · 3rd June 2017 · Podcast, News
A Tribute to Carrie Fisher – Mental Health Campaigner

A Tribute to Carrie Fisher – Mental Health Campaigner

She was the star that started wars over stigma and discrimination against mental illness and those who suffer from it. Carrie Fisher, best known for her spectacular performances in the Star Wars Franchise playing Princess Leia, she was hugely successful throughout her career, as a writer of ‘Postcards from the Edge’, in which she was nominated for a BAFTA film […]

by · 29th December 2016 · Mental Health
Mental Health and the Economy

Mental Health and the Economy

By Danny Bowman, Parliament Street’s Mental Health Spokesman Every week I see on the news a collection of stories about cuts to mental health services and the catalogue of effects it is having on individuals who are not able to get help from our National Health Service (NHS). This is a constant reminder how far we still need to come […]

by · 5th December 2016 · Mental Health, Blog
Empowering the Disabled

Empowering the Disabled

By Richard Harris, Parliament Street Disabilities Spokesman Margaret Thatcher once said: “I do not know anyone who has got to the top without hard work. That is the recipe. It will not always get you to the top, but should get you pretty near.” Similarly, I do not know any disabled person who does not want a job; who does […]

by · 30th November 2016 · Disabilities, Blog

Parliament Street CEO Patrick Sullivan speaks to Canada’s Global News about the US election


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by · 10th November 2016 · Press Room
It’s time for conservatives to reclaim feminism

It’s time for conservatives to reclaim feminism

By Charlotte Chase; Bow Group Member and Co-Founder of Generation Conservative Recent coverage of the Conservative Party Conference reminded me of the early days of Margaret Thatcher’s premiership. Both the rhetoric surrounding this country’s first woman Prime Minister and its second (both conservative it is importantly noted) have many similarities. Whilst they were equally credited with emitting a strong, capable […]

by · 13th October 2016 · Women of Influence
An economy that works for everyone: The Conservative Party conference and sealing Labour’s fate

An economy that works for everyone: The Conservative Party conference and sealing Labour’s fate

By Sophia Bryant Last week as the Conservative Party Conference drew to a close, the path which May’s government will follow towards the next General Election became somewhat clearer from the indefinite position she succeeded. Perhaps the most interesting illuminations came from Philip Hammond’s speech regarding the economic direction of the Party, and the emphasis from Theresa May herself on […]

by · 12th October 2016 · Conservative Party, Blog
London’s Housing Crisis

London’s Housing Crisis

Dr. Gintas Vilkelis PhD London’s housing crisis is a symptom of a much bigger systemic problem One of the most important things to realise about the London housing situation, is that it is not a London-confined problem, but rather a symptom of a much bigger (country-wide, maybe even EU-wide) systemic problem, therefore it will be impossible to solve if all […]

by · 3rd October 2016 · Housing, Blog
Parliament Street’s new report: It’s about the Children

Parliament Street’s new report: It’s about the Children

The need for increased interprofessional practice and collaborative working to safeguard children, young people and families Randa Najjar, University of Winchester My new research paper for Parliament Street aims to highlight the importance of interprofessional practice and collaborative working in order to safeguard children, young people and their families. It discusses historic approaches to the way government departments undertook the […]

by · 15th August 2016 · Research
Parliament Street’s new report says social media mental health services ‘should be mandatory’

Parliament Street’s new report says social media mental health services ‘should be mandatory’

Social media sites should offer mandatory mental health services to provide counselling and support for users, according to a new report from think tank Parliament Street. The new 6,000 word report entitled Mental health and the social media society is written by Danny Bowman, a leading mental health campaigner famous for trying to commit suicide after taking 100 ‘selfies’ a day on […]

by · 3rd August 2016 · Mental Health, Research